"I try not to spend too much time on partisan politics. Life's too short for that. I don't really believe that there have been many human problems solved by politics."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Dean Koontz on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Dean Koontz on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Dean Koontz on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Dean Koontz on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Dean Koontz on Joseph Stalin
"One of the things I like enormously about Bob Weinstein is that that he's the only studio head I have ever known who will change his mind and say he was wrong."
"Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool."
"There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic, violent father. He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him."
"Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love."
"In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience."